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Born in Dunedin, Greer studied on Scholarship at “The National School of Ballet” where she uniquely graduated both as a dancer and teacher. Her career flourished as a dancer with the “Royal NZ Ballet” and as a teacher, working alongside Joan Irvine and later on Russell Kerr at “Southern Ballet and Dance Theatre” as Senior School Tutor and Ballet Mistress to the fulltime company. Greer produced many nationally and internationally acclaimed dancers before founding her own studios DanceWorld based in Christchurch.

On a daily basis Greer taught dancers, athletes, singers and actors having devised and created Body Mechanics a specialized strength and flexibility training for elite athletes, dance courses for N.A.S.D.A and Canterbury Opera Youth, along with choreographing over a dozen operas. With her Events organization, Greer choreographed and directed an enormous variety and styles of works, often with high profiles such as the Netball World Cup Opening and Closing Ceremonies and the Youth Variety Concert for Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth the 2nd.

For over a dozen years, Greer reviewed for The Press and contributed feature articles for magazines.

Following extensive global travel working and teaching for a luxury Cruise Company and with her arrival in Wellington, Greer continues to enjoy working as a Director/ Tutor for RAISE and Body Mechanics, is a Dance Reviewer, Freelance Tutor and Adjudicator.

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Ballroom Blitz

Wellington

04/06/2024 - 04/06/2024

"Smooth as cutting butter with a warm knife..

Swan Lake - The Royal NZ Ballet

Wellington, Dunedin, Christchurch, Auckland

18/07/2013 - 05/05/2024

"Freshness and immediacy of a newly minted work..

"Sumptuous production..

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Transfigured Night

Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Palmerston North

13/03/2021 - 22/03/2021

"This, one hopes, is just the beginning...

"Unique piece of theatre and a privilege to see...

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Scrùbi

Wellington

07/02/2021 - 14/02/2021

"Moving on a very special level..

UNITY IN ADVERSITY

Wellington

29/01/2021 - 31/01/2021

"All energetically claim the stage with gusto..

The Tower Season of Cinderella

Global, Auckland, Napier, Dunedin, Wellington

02/08/2012 - 19/04/2020

"Onwards to the Ball..

"Cinderella – A delight for all ages..

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (RNZB)

Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland, Napier, Global

20/08/2015 - 12/04/2020

"The course of true love never did run smooth..

"A feel-good ballet to enjoy at home..

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HANSEL AND GRETEL (RNZB)

Wellington, Palmerston North, Napier, Christchurch, Auckland, Dunedin

06/11/2019 - 29/10/2023

"Serious themes at the heart...

"Vale Jon T. Thank you...

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CHOCOLATE

Wellington

10/07/2019 - 14/07/2019

"More, please..

Black Swan, White Swan

Christchurch, Auckland, Palmerston North, Wellington, Dunedin, Tauranga

31/05/2019 - 06/07/2019

"Glorious flair..

"Dancers shine with stripped back staging..

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Alice in Wonderland

Wellington, Dunedin

07/04/2019 - 12/04/2019

"Perectly Wonderland-ish..

"Frivolous, frothy Aussie fun..

ARMILLARIA

Wellington

15/03/2019 - 16/03/2019

"Cohesively exploring threaded connections..

HEMISPHERES

Christchurch, Dunedin, Palmerston North, Wellington, Auckland

15/02/2019 - 03/03/2019

"Footnote Dance's collaboration with Chinese company transcends boundaries..

"Connectivity and positive insight..

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RNZB NEW CHOREOGRAPHIC SERIES

Wellington, Christchurch

01/03/2019 - 09/03/2019

"Four new and contrasting works..

"Let the movement speak..

2012 Genee International Ballet Competition

Wellington

12/12/2012 - 15/12/2012

"Ballet stars of tomorrow, dancing today in the Olympics of dance..

New Zealand School of Dance 45th Anniversary Graduation Season

Wellington

21/11/2012 - 01/12/2012

"Polish, panache and joie de vivre..

Try This

Wellington

19/06/2012 - 23/06/2012

"Garnering the real?..

Made in New Zealand 2012 - Footnote Dance Company

Dunedin, Auckland, Wellington

22/03/2012 - 13/06/2012

"In Fine Fettle..

"Footnote's excellent pedigree to the fore..

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TeZukA

Wellington

03/03/2012 - 06/03/2012

"Adjectives flow in high praise for TeZukA..

"A truly unique enriching experience - not to be missed..

Raw Circus

Wellington

25/02/2012 - 25/02/2012

"Skills with no Frills...

Parabelo/Onqoto

Wellington

24/02/2012 - 27/02/2012

"Review: Parabelo and Onqoto..

"Poetry, passion and poignancy..

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Yes. No. Maybe?

Wellington

21/02/2012 - 24/02/2012

"Throwing caution to the wind?..

Nine

Wellington

26/11/2011 - 03/12/2011

"Effervescence and energy lift 8½ to Nine..

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